Nokia Lumia 610 Launching In Asia At The End Of April

Back in February, Nokia announced the fourth smartphone in its popular Lumia family, the Nokia Lumia 610. It is the company’s cheapest Windows Phone powered device. The Nokia Lumia 610 is specially targeted at the younger audience. This handset comes with the Microsoft Office apps which allows the students to use the Word mobile, PowerPoint mobile, Excel mobile to manage documents and OneNote mobile to capture notes, ideas, pictures and voice memos. This handset runs on the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Operating System.

“The Nokia Lumia 610 will introduce Windows Phone to a new generation of smartphone users, offering something very different to the monochromatic smartphones filling shelves today,” said Jo Harlow, Head of Smart Devices at Nokia. “PeopleHub, Nokia services and quality apps – coupled with a fast and friendly interface – will make for a great smartphone experience at a great price.”

nokia lumia 610

Nokia Lumia 610C features a 3.7 inch LCD display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 800 Mhz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 processor, Windows Phone 7.5 Mango OS, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash, 3.5 mm headset jack, 256 MB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, XBOX Live Hub, Microsoft Office, SkyDrive, A-GPS, Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, Nokia Transport, Nokia Music, up to 720 hrs of stand-by time, up to 9.5 hrs of talk-time and a 1300 mAh battery.

Nokia recently announced that the Lumia 610 smartphone will go on sale first in the Philippines in the last week of April, followed by China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam in the coming weeks. This handset will be available in black, cyan, magenta and white colors. The Nokia Lumia 610 comes with a price-tag of EUR 189 (approx. $250) before taxes. Sadly, Nokia has not yet announced the price and availability of this device for the Indian customers. Stay tuned for more updates.

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